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Severe thunderstorm warnings issued; Flooding possible in Southern Arizona

Severe thunderstorm warnings issued; Flooding possible in Southern Arizona

CREATED Sep 6, 2012 - UPDATED: Sep 6, 2012

Web Producer: Rikki Mitchell

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for south central Santa Cruz County including the City of Nogales.

The warning expires at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. This thunderstorm is capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 50 miles per hour. This storm is moving west at 5 miles per hour.

Rio Rico is also included in this area.

Another severe thunderstorm warning was issued for central pima county until 4:00 p.m. Thursday and includes Saguaro National Park West.

Also, a flood advisory and three flash flood warnings were issued by the National Weather Service in Tucson, for Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties.

Flood advisories were issued for southeastern Pima County, including Green Valley, southwestern Cochise County and northern Santa Cruz County, until 3:15 p.m. Thursday.

Flash flood warnings were issued for western Pima County until 4:45 p.m., central Pima County until 3:45 p.m., and south central Pima County including the City of Sells until 4:00 p.m. Thursday.